Development. It’s inevitable, and it’s not necessarily a bad thing. We need housing, we need amenities, and, let’s face it, we live in a capitalist society where if there’s money to be made, someone will try to make it. The question is, then, how to control development so that neighborhoods, communities and the environment are … Continue reading The Sunshine Home
How did this happen? How was a development of apartment buildings allowed in a completely residential neighborhood zoned for condominiums and single residences? Now, disclaimer here: I’m not a lawyer, and I don’t have any specialized knowledge about zoning or real estate law. The following is just what I’ve learned from attending Planning Board … Continue reading How did this happen?
Today, the change at 87 Hawkes Avenue is breathtaking. In the space of three days, this site has gone from being woodsy to, well, being naked. Here's a before shot: And now today: Cresting the hill this evening above 87 Hawkes was a disorienting and demoralizing experience as all the trees along the roadway had … Continue reading Day #3: November 30, 2017